SGP Announces Keynote Speaker for 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference

Katarina Tesarova will speak to printers, suppliers and buyers about efforts to promote sustainable business practices in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV – The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is pleased to announce that Vice President of Sustainability for Las Vegas Sands Corp. Katarina Tesarova will serve as the keynote speaker for its upcoming 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference, which will be held at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel on September 13th.


As Vice President of Sustainability, Tesarova has developed and implemented a comprehensive sustainability strategy designed to measurably reduce Las Vegas Sands’ impact on the environment. The organization’s award-winning sustainability program lends expertise, manpower, and knowledge to environmental efforts worldwide, which makes Tesarova an ideal fit to speak to an exclusive conference of printers and leading brands dedicated to pushing the envelope of efficiency and sustainability.


Prior to joining Las Vegas Sands, Tesarova led sustainable operations and LEED certification programs for MGM Grand and CityCenter. Her leadership resulted in six LEED gold certifications for CityCenter, which currently holds the record for the largest new construction LEED-certified project in the world.


Tesarova’s keynote speech will address her successful integration of sustainable practices into Las Vegas Sands’ local and global initiatives. The Sands is recognized as a leader in sustainable building development and resort operations.


“I am very honored to have the opportunity to speak at the conference and share our story,” Tesarova says, “It is very inspiring to see the interest in sustainability spreading across all industries. By working together on our supply chains we can have an exponentially greater positive impact preserving the environment and, ultimately, our planet.”


SGP will be hosting the 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference on September 13, 2016 in Las Vegas. The event brings together leading print professionals, suppliers, and buyers to share sustainability strategies and showcase best practices in green printing such as improved chemical management, air quality standards, and waste management. Attendees can expect to network with certified SGP Printers, listen to success stories, and learn about SGP’s holistic sustainability program.


For more information or to register for the conference, visit Questions or comments can be directed to SGP Program Manager Brittany Sutphin at (703) 359-1376.


About SGP
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership is a non-profit organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best practices. SGP strives to encourage environmentally friendly practices in printing assure a sustainability-driven supply chain to the print-buying community. To learn more, visit SGP online at


About Las Vegas Sands
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is the world’s leading developer and operator of Integrated Resorts. Our collection of Integrated Resorts in Asia and the United States feature state-of-the-art convention and exhibition facilities, premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, destination retail and dining including celebrity chef restaurants and many other amenities.


LVS is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, anchored by the core tenets of delivering a great working environment for over 50,000 employees worldwide, driving impact through its Sands Cares corporate citizenship program and leading innovation with the company’s award-winning Sands ECO360° global sustainability program. The company’s ECO360 global sustainability strategy has resulted in 20 green building certifications and awards at all LVS global properties. To learn more, visit